Abe Sommers Student File

Student file of Abe Sommers , a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and ultimately departed on November 12, 1896. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Sommers was living in Cantonment, Oklahoma in 1913.

In school documentation Abe Sommers' name is also spelled Abe Somers, Abe Sommers, and Abe Summers. He is also known as William Abe Sumers.

Note: These documents were found filed at the U.S. National Archives in the same folder as documents related to William Summers. According to a newsclippings William was the brother of Abe.


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 8, folder 341
Abe Sommers Student File